Tetracis cachexiata

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White Slant-line
White Slant-line moth.jpg
Ottawa, Ontario
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Tetracis
Species: T. cachexiata
Binomial name
Tetracis cachexiata
Guenée, A., [1858]
Synonyms
  • Tetracis lorata Grote, A. R., 1864

The White Slant-line or White Slaut[1] (Tetracis cachexiata) is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found from Nova Scotia to central British Columbia, south to northern Florida and west to Montana and northern Colorado.

The length of the forewings 19–26 mm. Adults are on wing from May to early July.

The larvae feed on various plants including Alnus, Betula, Prunus, Salix, Tilia, Ulmus, Viburnum, Abies, Larix, Pinus, and Tsuga species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ White Slaut, Natural Resources Canada

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